Selma Lamensdorf obituary

Selma Lamensdorf, 87, Former Darien Resident with a Career in Finance and Psychology

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Selma Irene Lamensdorf, nee Cokely, born on July 29, 1930, passed away peacefully on Nov. 28. She was born in Providence, R.I. and raised in Warwick, R.I. Her parents were Mr. and Mrs. Merton F. Cokely, and she had an older brother, Kenneth. Born at the onset of the Great Depression, Selma was able to advance herself by earning an academic scholarship to Pembroke College (at the time, the sister school to Brown University). She majored in economics and graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.


David Koch, 43, Executive in Financial Management Company

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David Albert Koch passed away peacefully at his home in Darien on Nov. 30 after a long fight with brain cancer. He was 43. Mr. Koch was born on June 17, 1974, in Cleveland,  to Al and Bonnie Koch. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and from Columbia University in 2004 with a master of business administration degree.

Catherine Hoyt Frederick obituary dec three seventeen

Catherine Hoyt-Frederick, 99, Worked at Dunlap & Associates in Darien

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Catherine Hoyt-Frederick passed away peacefully at the age of 99 on Nov. 13. Born in Stamford on July 20, 1918, she was the daughter of the late John T. Cherry and Elizabeth (Schwappach) Cherry. She was a graduate of Stamford public schools and retired from Dunlap & Associates in Darien. She was predeceased by her husbands, Howard J. Hoyt and Richard R. Frederick; a son, Allen H. Hoyt; a sister, Margaret Nizlek; and a brother, John J. Cherry.

Catherine Sullivan obituary dec three seventeen

Catherine Billingsley Sullivan, 81, Born and Raised in Darien

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Catherine Billingsley Sullivan, age 81, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Nov. 23 in Bennington, Vt. A former longtime resident of Scituate, Cathy was born and raised in Darien. While she enjoyed traveling and lived both overseas and in various locations on the East Coast, she was a Bay Stater at heart and a devoted fan of the Red Sox and Celtics. When she wasn’t performing daily maternal miracles, she loved going to art museums (the MFA and ICA were particular favorites), watching movies (Alfred Hitchcock), and curling up on the couch with a good book.   She was a generous and welcoming hostess whose home was often filled with visitors.

Sean Vogel obituary Genovese 11-30-17

Sean Vogel, 15, Relative of Genovese Family

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Sean Rocco Vogel, 15, of Cranbury, N.J., passed away on Monday, Nov. 27. He was the son of Geri Genovese of Cranbury, a grandson of Rocky and Geri Genovese and nephew of David and Julie Genovese of Darien. Born in New Brunswick, N.J., he was a resident of Cranbury his entire life. _________

— an obituary from Barlow & Zimmer Funeral Home


Sean was a graduate of St.

Laura Kaynor obituary 11-22-17

Laura Kaynor, 89, Active Parishioner at St Luke’s, Hospital Volunteer, Wee Burn Member

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Laura Sanford Kaynor, a resident of Darien for over 50 years, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan. Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Mrs. Kaynor was a warm-hearted, loving and vibrant woman who touched the lives of many people. Born on Nov. 25, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Frederick O. Sanford.